Inayat Naame, in Urdu, is a revealing selection of letters and correspondence Shaykh Yusuf Motala Hafizahullah wrote and received from his Mashaikh and contemporaries of the 20th Century, including his own Shaykh and Muhaddith of his era, Shaykh Zakariyya nawwarallahu marqadahu. It is astonishing to find such a detailed record in one volume and the insights and clues it provides of the authors character, sincerity, personality and love for deen are priceless.
More notable in the correspondence is the adoration, regard and affectionate demonstration Shaykh Yusuf Motala Hafizahullah continued to receive not only from Shaykh Zakariyya nawwarallahu marqadahu but also other Mashaikh and contemporaries of his era whilst throwing light upon the daily lives, thinking and influence of some of the most remarkable pious personalities of the recent era.
Part of this volume also constitutes of correspondence sent by scholars of the time to Shaykh Zakariyya nawwarallahu marqadahu and in turn the memorable, warm and at times candid responses they received. Without giving much away, the name Inayat Naame was chosen in reference to the bounties and favours bestowed upon Shaykh Zakariyya nawwarallahu marqadahu by the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam as discussed in the preface and letters of Shaykh Muhammad Umar Palanpuri rahmatullahi alayh . The preface itself is a must read whilst the book is highly recommended.
In brief, the letters are a wise blend of advices, warm interactions and spiritual instructions of some of the great scholars of the recent era.
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